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HBO Suggests Game of Thrones to Have Eight Seasons

Jul 31, 2015

Seven hells! Game of Thrones is going to have eight seasons! George R.R. Martin may be writing a seven-book series about the world of Westeros– a land with seven gods and seven...

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True Detective

True Detective: “Church In Ruins”

Jul 29, 2015

This season of True Detective has been unjustly maligned by many critics who have decided to ignore great performances, and the nearly identical tone to the beloved first season. Episodes like...

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Show Me A Hero

SHOW ME A HERO Miniseries Debuts in August

May 21, 2015

The HBO schedule is starting to take shape for the summer. People are always so impatient with thoughts of when something will start. As the information rolls in HBOWatch will get it to you. So,...

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New Movies

Movie Review: The Drop

Jul 24, 2015

Warning: This review contains some spoilers. Michaël R. Roskam’s 2014 film The Drop features talent that is familiar to HBO viewers: Dennis Lehane (writer: The Wire, Boardwalk Empire),...

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DOLL & EM Season Two Debuts in September

DOLL & EM Season Two Debuts in September

Straight from a Press Release comes the following about the sophomore season of DOLL & EM.     COMEDY SERIES DOLL & EM, STARRING EMILY MORTIMER AND DOLLY WELLS, RETURNS FOR ITS SECOND SEASON SEPT. 13 ON HBO DOLL & EM, the comedy series starring Emily Mortimer (HBO’s THE NEWSROOM) and Dolly Wells (Bridget Jones’s Diary), will return for its second season SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 beginning at 10:30pm on HBO. Guest stars on the six-episode season include Ewan McGregor, Olivia Wilde, Evan Rachel Wood and Mikhail Baryshnikov. The new season will again be directed by Azazel Jacobs and produced by Alessandro Nivola with Kevin...

HBO Suggests Game of Thrones to Have Eight Seasons

HBO Suggests Game of Thrones to Have Eight Seasons

Seven hells! Game of Thrones is going to have eight seasons! George R.R. Martin may be writing a seven-book series about the world of Westeros– a land with seven gods and seven kingdoms, but the show Game of Thrones will now have eight or more seasons.  The news was broken by the HBO President President Michael Lombardo who made the announcement at Television Critics Association.  At least another season more than we have anticipated is exciting news for everyone reluctant to see Game of Thrones leave their screens for good. While Game of Thrones writers D.B. Weiss and David Benioff have often suggested that they planned to...

HBO Hopes for More from David Chase and Larry David!

HBO Hopes for More from David Chase and Larry David!

The Summer Television Critics Association (TCA) event had HBO in the house and a number of announcements have dropped regarding the network. President of Programming Michael Lombardo held the stage and offered up the following: David Chase, creator of THE SOPRANOS, has had a project in mind for more than a few years now. It is entitled A RIBBON OF DREAMS and is about the early Hollywood film industry.  It was a project HBO and Chase entertained a couple of years after THE SOPRANOS concluded in 2007. Lombardo stated “I’ve seen pages. He showed us two hours worth of material, and I trust I’ll see more by the end of the year. I think...

HBO Confirms The Leftovers Season 2 Premiere Date

HBO Confirms The Leftovers Season 2 Premiere Date

Are you still hungry for another helping of leftovers? HBO is looking to serve up a freshly rebooted series to you on October 4th, 2015. Will we find out what The Departure really was this season? Almost certainly not but we can hope to get a few clues that, at the very least make us stop and think. HBOs fall schedule is looking a bit depressed at the moment. While there are a pair of mini-series and a few other smaller series, The Leftovers is actually the “biggest” launch we’ll see until 2016 after True Detective stops airing in two weeks. This is a departure from fall of 2014 where we still had The Newsroom and...

Game of Thrones Season 5 DVD, Blu-Ray & Streaming Release Dates Confirmed

Game of Thrones Season 5 DVD, Blu-Ray & Streaming Release Dates Confirmed

For the first time ever the digital version of a new season of Game of Thrones will be made available before the physical release! This adds to the many options for users who want to watch Game of Thrones online and allows fans to get their digital streaming fix sooner than ever. Game of Thrones in streaming form will be available on August 31st, 2015.   Here are the special features you’ll recieve when you purchase the digital versions of Game of Thrones season 5: Introduction to Dorne* – Visit the kingdom of Dorne in this special that delves inside the impressive realm and its many colorful characters, including Prince...

What’s On: HBO Schedule for August 2015

What’s On: HBO Schedule for August 2015

Man, time sure flies. Here we are almost through summer and I haven’t even gone on my week-long vacation yet. The beach is calling, but so is what is on HBO in August. We will see the conclusion of yet another set of our Sunday series already and soon HBO will be promoting its Fall season. I hope everyone is eagerly anticipating what will appear soon starting with the big movies and specials coming up in August 2015. Here is What’s On.      Originals: Just how will our Sunday night originals end this month? TRUE DETECTIVE must wind up its case in Vinci, California and the gangs from BALLERS and THE BRINK will give their antics a...

True Detective: “Church In Ruins”

True Detective: “Church In Ruins”

This season of True Detective has been unjustly maligned by many critics who have decided to ignore great performances, and the nearly identical tone to the beloved first season. Episodes like “Church In Ruins” go far in proving these criticisms as moot points. This episode is full of tension from the opening scene to the finale. “I have a sense of justice” Starting from where we left last episode we immediately go full tilt into the confrontation between Velcoro and Semyon. This scene is full of tension so rich it would make Alfred Hitchcock squeal in glee. The fact that both characters are seemingly having a normal...

Cast Changes Announced at WESTWORLD

Cast Changes  Announced at WESTWORLD

Now don’t fret because Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Jeffrey Wright, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden and Thandie Newton are all still in the highly anticipated WESTWORLD series. Miranda Otto and Eion Bailey, on the other hand, are out. Come on, if we are going to get WESTWORLD out by 1Q of 2016  let’s get moving here. Here are the details. Miranda Otto has been replaced by one Sidse Babbitt Knudsen (pictured) playing the role of Westworld’s head of operations named Theresa Cullen. Is that to say everything goes haywire under her watch? Uh-oh.  Replacing Bailey is Ben Barnes who will take up the role of Logan. That character is a...

EXCLUSIVE: Ramsay Snow Funko Pop Figure Coming in October

EXCLUSIVE: Ramsay Snow Funko Pop Figure Coming in October

If you’ve ever wanted an effigy of a ruthlessly sadistic psychopath to proudly display on your living room book shelf, then you’re in luck! Fans of the one and only Ramsay Bolton (née Snow) will have the opportunity to take home a round eyed, square headed, adorable vinyl version of their favorite flayer. Sitting proudly next to your family photos, Ramsay is sure to be a great conversation starter and is guaranteed to leave a lasting impression (most likely a disfiguring scar) on any guests you welcome into your newly designated Dreadfort. Good news for already established collectors of Funko Pop’s Game of...

Movie Review: The Drop

Movie Review: The Drop

Warning: This review contains some spoilers. Michaël R. Roskam’s 2014 film The Drop features talent that is familiar to HBO viewers: Dennis Lehane (writer: The Wire, Boardwalk Empire), Ann Dowd (True Detective, Olive Kitteridge), and most notably, the late James Gandolfini in his final film role. Adapted by Lehane from his own short story “Animal Rescue,” The Drop stars Tom Hardy as Bob, a soft-spoken man who lives in a rough Brooklyn neighborhood. Tom works as a bartender at Marv’s, and has little in common with the rowdy regulars who patronize the establishment. Bob also has little in common with Marv himself...

Is Jon Snow Coming Back? Kit Harington’s Whereabouts May Offer Clues

Is Jon Snow Coming Back? Kit Harington’s Whereabouts May Offer Clues

WARNING: Major Game of Thrones spoilers below. Ever since Game of Thrones‘ latest season ended with the supposed death of fan-favorite Jon Snow, many have been in debate as to whether the character is truly dead or not. While some argue that no one can survive multiple stabbings to the vital organs, surprisingly, most fans are of the opinion that Jon’s story isn’t over. The internet abounds with fan theories about how Jon Snow will survive his attack, or even be resurrected from death, but while some shrug them off as merely the fantasies of heart-sick viewers who cannot accept their favorite character’s  death,...

Scorsese’s ROCK-N-ROLL PROJECT Gives us Red Hot Olivia Wilde!

Scorsese’s ROCK-N-ROLL PROJECT Gives us Red Hot Olivia Wilde!

HBOWatch stumbled upon the pictures offered up from the set of the Martin Scorsese music series and would be remiss not to tell fans about them. After all we have not posted any word about this project yet this year, believe it or not. So, this post is mostly graphics of the players and the crew shooting the series in New York City this summer. Here is the steamy couple of Richie and Devon Finestra played by Bobby Cannavale and Olivia Wilde. Don’t forget that it is the 1970’s and the heart of the music scene; that is what the show is all about. Richie Finestra is the founder and president of a top-tier record label (American Century...

HBO’s THE BRINK Gets Renewed For Season Two

HBO’s THE BRINK Gets Renewed For Season Two

Doomsday has been postponed! No one is going to push the Big Red Button just yet since THE BRINK gets to hold the calamity at bay for another season as HBO announces a sophomore season for the show.  So, the Benibib Brothers, Roberto and Kim, have got to find more ways for Secretary of State Walter Larson (Tim Robbins) and Foreign Service Officer Alex Talbot (Jack Black) to save the day. In the political satire, if you haven’t been watching the 10-part premiere season, we find a volatile situation in Pakistan. Nuclear armament could be the result if Secretary of State Larson can’t talk hawkish President Navarro, (Esai Morales) and the...

HBO Documentary Films: PACKED IN A TRUNK: THE LOST ART OF EDITH LAKE WILKINSON

HBO Documentary Films: PACKED IN A TRUNK: THE LOST ART OF EDITH LAKE WILKINSON

Overview: Jane Anderson has a story about her great-aunt, Edith Lake Wilkinson. One day in the mid-1960s, Jane’s mother suggested to her sister-in-law that they go up into the attic, where they discovered hundreds of Edith’s paintings packed into trunks. Jane’s mother brought the paintings back to California, and Jane grew up surrounded by Edith’s work. Back in 1924, Edith had been committed to an asylum at the age of 57, and Jane has spent much of her adult life trying to figure out how she got there. Piecing together fragments of information, Jane knows that Edith left her family home in 1888 to study art in New York. She met a...

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